Jason Rubinstein: It’d be a damn shame

MADISON — The Michigan hockey team can score goals at an unprecedented rate. The Wolverines can overcome a 4-1 deficit with a snap of a finger. And this team is starting to look as powerful as the 1997-98 national championship team, according to Michigan coach Red Berenson. “We’ve got a long way to go,” Berenson […]

Austin Davis: The cycle

At the request of those interviewed, all identities in this piece have been written with pseudonyms. Emit — a white man in his middle 30s — has been living on the streets in Ann Arbor since his release from a county prison, where he served a seven-year stint for an armed robbery conviction. He received […]

Viewpoint: Reflecting on what they’ve learned

Although 2015 has just begun, it marks the beginning of the end for this year’s graduating seniors. I talked with two students, Grace Treado and Kwesi Rutledge — both who have had memorable and unique experiences here at the University of Michigan. As their last semester takes off, I asked them to share some of […]

Doug Hansen Open becomes proving ground for Wolverines

Despite having just three first-places finishes, the Michigan men’s track team exhibited their talents Friday in the Doug Hansen Open. Though the Wolverines didn’t win many of their races, nine Wolverines posted personal bests. The scarce group of first place finishers consisted of sophomore Will Burke, senior Brad Bolton and fifth-year senior Justin Gaumer. Gaumer […]

Wolverines prevail over rival OSU on Senior Day

The Michigan women’s swimming and diving team’s meet against Ohio State marked two endings. For the Wolverines’ seniors, it meant that Saturday’s meet would be their last at home. For the Buckeyes, it meant the end of their perfect record. Tension between the two rivals rang throughout Canham Natatorium on Senior Day for the Wolverines. […]

On Senior Day, Chen enjoys a win and looks ahead

Carey Chen had a good Saturday. At her last-ever meet at Canham Natatorium, there were many reasons for the senior diver to be excited. She dominated both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events en route to a win over Ohio State. Still, she remained modest. “It feels pretty good,” Chen said with a smile, before […]

Seniors take charge in final home meet

In Fall 2011, senior swimmers Justin Glanda, Bruno Ortiz and Richard Funk stepped onto campus as freshmen for the Michigan men’s swimming and diving team. Fast forward three and a half years later, and they were being honored on Senior Day at their last home meet. “It’s emotional,” Ortiz said. “When you’re a freshman or […]

Wolverines’ undefeated streak snapped at Penn State

The last time the Michigan men’s gymnastics team came to Penn State, it suffered a 437.300-430.400 loss to the top-ranked Nittany Lions. After that loss on March 16, 2013, the Wolverines embarked on a nearly two-year undefeated streak that included two national championships. Saturday, No. 5 Michigan made its return to State College and saw […]

Despite loss, Wolverines find positives at ITA Kick-Off

This weekend, the Michigan men’s tennis team traveled to Austin, Texas to compete in a four-team ITA Kick-Off Tournament. During the trip, the Wolverines may have found themselves a new freshman to count on. Michigan played Florida State first and was shut out, 4-0, despite a 6-2 win in doubles by the team of senior […]